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Krysteli Needham, MA, RSW, CPT, CYC (cert), RP

Registered Social Worker | Registered Psychotherapist | Certified Play Therapist

Krysteli is passionate about working with individuals with trauma histories. She seamlessly intertwines trauma-informed and attachment-based frameworks in her therapeutic approach. Firmly believing in the innate power within each individual, she employs evidence-based interventions to guide her clients towards fulfilling their therapeutic objectives.

With over 18 years of dedicated experience, Krysteli has nurtured her expertise in working with individuals of all ages. She is currently only working with adults over the age of 20. Her therapeutic style is characterized by an easy-going demeanor, infused with compassion and unwavering support. She takes pride in her ability to empower clients, helping them harness their inner strength to navigate through life's challenges.


Krysteli holds a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University and is recognized as a Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist, and Certified Play Therapist. Her commitment to professional growth is reflected in her diverse skill set, which includes specialized training in Somatic Approaches, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Psychedelic Preparation and Integration, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP-Level 1), Marschak Interaction Method (MIM), Theraplay, Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment, Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS-Tier 1), and MindMasters.


Krysteli has special interest in supporting individuals with:


Attachment Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)




Human Trafficking experiences


Stress & Coping

Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Vicarious Trauma

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